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Illinois Green Party Remains Optimistic Despite Losses At The Polls

Chicago Reader | Jon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Green Party candidate Jeremy Karpen says that as he was greeting voters outside his Logan Square polling place on Election Day, he watched the same sc...

Illinois Governor's Race: Quinn, Brady, Whitney Spar Over Budget

Chicago Sun-Times | eNews Park Forest | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The leading gubernatorial candidates sparred Thursday over Illinois' dire fiscal situation with Gov. Quinn accusing GOP rival Bill Brady of not having...

Progressive, Conservative and Tea Party Voters Help Hand Governor Pat Quinn Victory

David Ormsby | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
David Ormsby

While the bean counters and the lawyers continue to sift through uncounted absentee and other ballots, we can call the election: Quinn has defeated GOP State Senator Bill Brady.

Illinois Governor's Race: Pat Quinn And Bill Brady At Their Best, Worst

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Even before February, the race for Illinois governor was brutal. Impeached Governor Rod Blagojevich had been arrested, and people were looking for c...

IL-Sen: 46% Kirk (R), 42% Giannoulias (D) (Fox/Pulse 10/30)

Huffington Post | Carly Kinney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Fox News / Pulse Opinion Research 10/30/10; 1,000 likely voters, 3% margin of error Mode: Automated telephone interviews (Pulse release) Illinois ...

IL-Gov: 42% Brady (R), 41% Quinn (D) (PPP 10/16)

Huffington Post | Brad J Shannon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Public Policy Polling 10/14-16/10; 557 Likely voters, 4.2% margin of error Mode: Automated phone (PPP PDF) Illinois 2010 Governor 42% Brady (R), 41...

IL-Gov: 45% Brady (R), 37% Quinn (D) (Rasmussen 10/20)

Huffington Post | Carly Kinney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rasmussen Reports 10/20/10; 750 likely voters, 4% margin of error Mode: Automated phone interview (Rasmussen release) Illinois 2010 Governor 45% Br...

LISTEN: Brady Says Quinn Has Been 'Worse Than Gov. Blagojevich' At Debate

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Illinois gubernatorial candidates Bill Brady and Governor Pat Quinn debated yet again Sunday night--exchanging many of the same insults that Illinoisa...

Perpetrate a Fraud? 361,000 Votes Later, LWV/IL Broadcasters Block Green Gov Candidate From Debate?

Jeff Biggers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Jeff Biggers

On the heels of an informative Chicago Tribune editorial board gubernational debate among all five candidates, in an otherwise uninspiring race, the L...

IL-Gov: 43% Quinn (D), 37% Brady (R) (Suffolk 10/3)

Huffington Post | Brad J Shannon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Suffolk University 9/30/10 - 10/3/10; 500 likely voters, 4.4% margin of error Mode: Live phone interviews (Suffolk Univ. release) Illinois 2010 Gove...

Does the New CNN/Time Poll Put Governor Pat Quinn Back in the Game Against Bill Brady?

David Ormsby | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
David Ormsby

The poll reports that State Senator Brady leads Quinn 40%-38%. The Quinn camp is crazed with joy to be losing by two points.

Is Illinois Ready For A Third Party? You Betcha.

Southtown Star | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

I remember the September 2006 night well: Green Party gubernatorial candidate Rich Whitney's Chicago fundraiser, held at a sparsely attended Pilsen re...

What The Candidates Drive: Bill Brady's Porsche, Alexi's Hybrid

NBC Chicago | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

This year, Gov. Pat Quinn has made automobile ownership an issue in the Illinois governor's race. He released an ad revealing that his opponent, mill...

Bill Brady, Pat Quinn Skip Illinois Governor's Debate

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Chicago State University will host a debate Thursday night in the hotly contested Illinois governor's race. But neither major party candidate will be ...

Scott Lee Cohen: 'Shoot All The Elected Politicians'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

If nothing else, Scott Lee Cohen's decision to run for governor has certainly spiced up the race. In about 24 hours, Cohen has been bashed by his comp...

New Independent Candidate Joins The Already Crowded Governor's Race

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The Illinois governor's race might seem like a crowded field already. The major parties have fielded incumbent Pat Quinn and state senator Bill Brady;...

Rich Whitney, Green Party Governor Candidate, Announces Budget Proposals

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Rich Whitney, the Green Party candidate for Illinois governor, announced his proposal to balance the state budget on Thursday. The announcement comes...

Rich Whitney, Green Party Governor Candidate: Tribune's Coverage Is 'Unacceptable'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Rich Whitney, the Illinois Green Party's candidate for Governor, demands to be taken more seriously. In 2006, Whitney overcame a vigorous challenge b...

Green Party Candidate Rich Whitney Making Another Bid For Governor

Chicago Public Radio | Alex Keefe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Next year's election for Illinois governor has its first Green Party candidate....